'Festering pustules': the two pro-democracy activists who are targets of China's wrath

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Sixtus ‘Baggio’ Leung and Yau Wai-ching, both blocked by Beijing from taking up their seats in Legco, are at the centre of Hong Kong’s growing political crisis

Beijing has excoriated them as a pair of shameless separatists, purveyors of “a lunatic’s dream” who must be punished for pursuing their “fatuous political cause”.

Supporters say they are the intrepid figureheads of a flourishing youth movement that is seeking an urgently-needed rupture with China’s authoritarian rulers.

Related: China bans Hong Kong pro-democracy politicians as crisis grows

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